„Save the Date“ for the Short Course & TFT Forum 2023 from July 3rd -7th 2023

The 14th Short Course & TFT Forum (3 days Short Course (in person) + 2 days TFT Forum (virtual)) will take place from July 3rd - 7th 2023.

Registration and further information on https://www.course-forum.de

Organization: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. W. Schabel (KIT) and Dr.-Ing. P. Scharfer (KIT)     

The 14th short course "Coating and Drying of Thin films" addresses engineers, scientists and technicians working in the areas of coatings, functional films, sensors, adhesives, paints, automotive coatings, patches, optical foils, tapes, diagnostics, membranes, printed electronics, fuel cells, CCM & MEA processing, battery coatings, who intend to get insight into fundamental and industrial aspects or to deepen their expertise.

Leading international scientists and experts from industry will report on topics of coating technologies, flow modeling, rheology, preparation of coating fluids and on fundamentals and industrial aspects of drying technology, starting from basic process understanding up to recent research results and new trends in industry and academia. Coating processes and drying technology are explained by easily accessible examples, both in lectures as well as in a practical workshop in the TFT Coating and Printing Lab.

On Thursday and Friday, the 7th Thin Film Technology Forum will take place virtually, where renowned scientists will present and discuss recent research results and new trends in industry and academia focused on Printing, Batteries, Smart Processes and Coatings. For participants of the short course participation at TFT-Forum is included.

Speakers & Instructors 14th Short Course

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Wilhelm Schabel (KIT)
  • Dr.-Ing. Philip Scharfer (KIT)
  • Prof. Gilbert Gugler (IPRINT, CH)
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Norbert Willenbacher (KIT)
  • Dr. Peter Schweizer (Schweizer Consulting, CH)
  • Dipl.-Ing. Harald Döll (TSE Troller, CH)
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Franz Durst (FMP)
  • M. Sc. Alexander Hoffmann (KIT)
  • Prof. Dr. Hadj Benkreira (University of Bradford, UK)
  • Prof. Dr. Alex Routh (Cambridge University, UK)
  • M. Sc. Thilo Heckmann (KIT)
  • M. Sc. Nadine Zimmerer (KIT)
  • Dipl.-Ing. Philipp Cavadini (CN Drying Technology)
  • Prof. Dr. Steven Abbott (TCNF, UK)
  • Dr. Robert Beer (Polytype, CH)

& Short Course Workshop TEAM (4 practical workshops in smaller groups)

 Speakers 7th Thin Film Technology Forum

Final Speakers program will be announced later